The proactive work that we are carrying out, often in collaboration with partner organisations is paying off and proves that prevention is at least as effective, and far better and cheaper than cure.
The Service has changed and modernised its approach in recent years and this has benefitted the people of Staffordshire, with incident figures going down when we compared the last 5 years. The statistics were analysed for Feb 2011- January 2014 and compared with Feb 2015 - January 2016 and they showed that:
We remain absolutely committed to further reducing the number of incidents we attend and will not become complacent. Any fire or other emergency that causes harm or distress within our communities is one too many.